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Red Spiral Fish

1989 Joel Philip Myers Born: Paterson, New Jersey 1934 blown, cold-worked, and polished glass 8 x 24 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (20.3 x 62.2 x 9.5 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the James Renwick Alliance 2000.23 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 56A

Luce Center Quote

“The hollow form in which 2 walls embrace an inner space allows light to penetrate and emerge through the glass, giving a special luminosity and life to the painting.” Joel Philip Myers, 1991

Luce Center Label

Joel Philip Myers was experimenting with capturing movement in Red Spiral Fish. The dark, vivid colors reflect and enhance the large mass of glass that he has expertly manipulated into this smooth, elongated form.


decorative arts - glass

Crafts - Glass

About Joel Philip Myers

Born: Paterson, New Jersey 1934

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